Final BECE 2021 sample questions for Social Studies

The Education Minister, Dr. Adutwum, has disclosed that the Private school pupils and schools will take part in the 2022 Standardized test. 2021 National Standardised Test Results: MoE gives results release date 2021 National Standardized Test Final BECE 2021 sample questions for Social Studies Third Term Examination Questions
As BECE 2021 candidates prepare for this year’s examination, we provide sample Social Studies (Objectives) to assist candidates to prepare.
Candidates are to note that the sample questions provided here are not leaked questions but questions to help them check their readiness for the impending Exam.
Teachers and candidates are encouraged to work hand in hand is solving these examination questions made available.
Now let us solve the following final BECE 2021 sample questions in Social Studies

Final BECE 2021 sample questions for Social Studies


1. Which of the following activities is a duty of a citizen?
A. Giving free medical care
B. Helping the police financially
C. Joining a religious group
D. Paying taxes for development

2. In a traditional society, which of the following is used to teach good morals?
A. Court music
B. Story telling
C. Dirges
D. Appellations

3. In Ghana, state owned enterprises are important because they
A. produce all the goods for the society
B. make a lot of profit
C. provide vital goods and services
D. employ majority of the labour force.

4. Which of the following human activities destroys habitats of animals?
A. Bush burning
B. Bush fallowing
C. Inter-cropping
D. Mixed farming

4. Adolescent chastity is important because it prevents
A. contraction of HIV and AIDS
B. frequent malaria among the youth
C. peer pressure among the youth
D. the occurrence of broken home

5. Adopting a foreign way of life in one’s native country implies
A. cultural assimilation
B. foreign domination
C. parallel culture
D. rapid modernization

6. Trokosi and female genital mutilation are cultural practices that must be abolished because
A. some people become rich through their performance
B. the police dislike them
C. they are against the rights of the victim
D. they are practiced all over the country

7. The four cardinal points are
A. East, South-West, North, West.
B. North, South, North-East, South-West
C. North, South, East, West
D. West, South-East, North-East, South

8. How many regions are in Ghana?

A. 13

B. 14

C. 16

D. 10

9. Which of the following cultural practices is a drawback to development in the Ghanaian society?
A. Celebration of festivals
B. Naming and outdooring ceremonies
C. Belief in the activities of demons
D. Performing puberty rites

10. The symbol on topographic maps represents
A. settlements
B. farmlands
C. marshy areas
D. areas liable to flood

11. On a relief map, the colour brown usually represents
A. plains
B. mountains
C. water bodies
D. lowlands

12. One of the major challenges confronting mining in Ghana is a relief map, the colour brown usually represents
A. Lack of mining skills
B. Lack of funding for miners
C. Illigal mining (Gamalsey)
D. Low earning from mining operations

13. Which of the following is untrue about population census
A. It is conducted every 11 years
B. It is the per head counting of persons in a country at a specific time
C. Population census outcomes help in planning development
D. Population census counts both citizens and foreigners living in a country.

14. A set of rules by which a country is governed is referred to as
A. international law

B. bye-laws
C. constitution
D. manifesto

15. Th e human resource of a country refers to the
A. members of parliament only
B. skills of trade unions
C. skills of workers and management
D. members of local councils only

16. The longest latitude is known as the
A. Equator
B. Arctic Circle
C. Tropic of Cancer
D. Tropic of Capricorn

17. Which of the following is a tertiary economic activity
A. Weaving

B. Quarrying

C. Farming

D. Banking

18. Which of the following is wrong?
A. Ghana is in West Africa
B. Ghana is a federal state
C. Ghana is a democrtic state
D. The Greenwich meridian passes through Tema in Ghana


19. Which of the following should be identified as the major causes of ethnic conflicts in Ghana? (i) Chieftaincy disputes
(ii) Land disputes
(iii) Cultural similarities
(iv) Struggling for contracts

A. (i) and (ii) B. (ii) and (iii) C. (ii) and (iv) D. (iii) and (iv)


Final BECE 2021 sample questions for Social Studies 20-40

20. On which of the following occasions is the parallel culture of prayer not demonstrated in Ghana?
A. Independence day
B. Eid-il-Fitr

C. Teacher’s Day
D. Farmer’s Day

21. Science education is very important in schools because it

A. makes students think quickly in solving a problem

B. makes students live longer
C. leads to the acquisition of technological knowledge
D. promotes peaceful co-existence

22. An teacher in your school works in one of the following industries.
A. Extrativc industry
B. Teaching Industry
C. Tertiary Industry
D. Ghana Education Service Industry

23. Which of the following may not be considered in finding one‟s direction home, when one‟s way is lost in
the forest?
A. Prominent landscape
B. Direction of the wind
C. Direction of the sun
D. Shouting for help

24. Bawku is located north-east of
A. Bolgatanga
B. Bimbilla
C. Yendi
D. Ho

25. A good layout of a settlement includes all the following except
A. disaster prevention
B. easier movement

C. good sanitation

D. overcrowding

26. Which of the following minerals is also known as black gold?
A. Bauxite
B. Iron
C. Crude oil
D. Polished gold

27. Which of the following countries is within the same time zone as Ghana?
A. Nigeria B. Senegal C. Britain D. Canada

28. The Prairie Provinces in Canada produce the raw material for making
A. wine B. bread C. paper D. wool

29. Ghana is not economically independent because of her
A. poor natural resources B. low per capita income C. poor banking practices
D. over-reliance on foreign loans

30. Low savings by Ghanaian workers is mainly due to
A. high dependency ratio
B. low exchange rate of the cedi
C. laziness of Ghanaian workers
D. extravagant living of Ghanaians

31. Efficiency of the labour force is achieved through
A. poor work attitude
B. moral education
C. sacrificial work
D. training and retraining

32. Which of the following tertiary industries is a leading foreign exchange earner in Ghana
A. Insurance B. Tourism C. Transport D. Banking

33. Productivity in agriculture can be increased in Ghana through
A. changes in the land tenure system B. the employment of more labourers C. application of modern technology D. relying on foreign experts

34. Which of the following business enterprises is privately owned?
A. Ghana Railways Corporation
B. Unilever Ghana Limited
C. Ghana Water Company
D. Ghana Highways Authority


35. In which of the following countries is Lake Nasser located
A. Tanzania B. Uganda C. Ethiopia D. Egypt

36. One of the reasons for the partition of West Africa by the Europeans was to
A. stop the slave trade
B. protect the indigenous people
C. protect their places of trade
D. spread the gospel

37. The government of Ghana is not a member of the oe of the following.



38. Which of the following minerals is non-metallic?
A. Copper

B. Bauxite

C. Diamond
D. Manganese

39. Which of the following minerals is used domestically?

Harvested food crops are best preserved in
A. Gold B. Salt C. Diamond D. Bauxite

40. Which of the following organizations was the first to be formed?
A. Organization of African Unity (OAU)

B. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

C. League of Nations
D. United Nations Organization (UNO)


We wish all candidates the best of luck as you attempt these questions

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